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Monday Notes: McPeek Pondering Another FG Invasion

Trainer Kenny McPeek pulled off another successful New Orleans invasion during last Saturday’s Louisiana Derby Preview Day, winning the Grade III Rachel

Sunday Notes: Mucho Macho Man in Fine Fettle

Trainer Kathy Ritvo was ebullient during training hours Sunday morning at Fair Grounds, and with good reason.

Telling Traveling Friday for Saturday's Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap

Alex and JoAnn Lieblong’s Telling, winner of Saratoga’s Grade I Sword Dancer Invitational the last two summers, was traveling Friday when Metzi Hobby

Thursday Notes: Mucho Macho Man Relaxing in Big Easy Leading Up to Saturday's Grade II Risen Star Stakes

Trainer Kathy Ritvo was all smiles Thursday while being chauffeured around the Fair Grounds backstretch in a golf cart shortly after her Risen Star runner

Wednesday Notes: Campbell's Super Derby Was Mmm Mmm Good

It’s amazing what a Super Derby victory can do, especially if you are Fair Grounds-based jockey Jesse Campbell and you’re going to get to ride Adele Dilschneider’s

Multiple Gr. I Winner Telling Coming for Saturday's Grade III Fair Grounds Handicap

Friday Notes: 'Bet or No Bet' Game Luring New Fans

It’s only a week away! The third of four Starlight Racing programs to be offered at Fair Grounds this winter is happening Feb.

Belmont Winner Drosselmeyer to Start Season in Feb. 19 Gr. III Mineshaft Handicap

WinStar Farm’s Drosselmeyer, hero of last spring’s Belmont Stakes June 5 but unraced since that victory, is now on schedule to come to New Orleans next week to com

Wilkinson Possible for Risen Star Stakes

Trainer Neil Howard, in the midst of a banner winter season at Fair Grounds where he is batting over .300 in trips to the winner’s circle from a modest number of starters, updated

Sunday Notes: Pants On Fire Gets Palm Meadows Breeze

George and Lori Hall’s Pants On Fire, who finished second by a neck in Fair Grounds’ Grade III Lecomte Stakes Jan.